US broadcast journalist co-anchor and co-eponym of "The MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour" 1975-1995 (orig. "The MacNeil/Lehrer Report" until 1983) anchor and eponym of "The Newshour With Jim Lehrer" 1..
1928 – Lehrer was born in New York City on April 9, 1928. 1947 – Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics at Harvard university. 1948 – Received his Master’s degree at Harvard university and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. 1954 – Received the Edgar Allan Poe Award Raven Award. 1955-1957 – Joined the ..
1646 – Born on the 1st of July in Leipzig to Friedrich Leibniz and Catherina Schmuck. 1669 – Leibniz was appointed Assessor in the Court of Appeal. 1676 – Leibniz managed to delay his arrival in Hanover, after making one more short journey to London, where he possibly was shown some of Newton’s unpublished work ..
1736 – Born on the 25th of January. 1758 – Lagrange established a society, which was subsequently incorporated as the Turin Academy, and most of his early writings are to be found in the five volumes of its transactions, usually known as the Miscellanea Taurinensia. 1761 – Lagrange stood without a rival as the foremost ..
1964 – Born on the 25th of August in Moscow, Russia. 1985 – He attended Moscow State University but left without a degree to become a researcher at the Institute for Problems of Information Transmission in Moscow. 1992 – He received his Ph.D. at the University of Bonn under Don Bernard Zagier. – His ..
1571 – Born on December 27th in Weil der Stadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. A German astronomer and mathematician who discovered Kepler’s Three Laws of Planetary Motion (first law stating that planetary orbits are ellipses with sun at one focus. 1577 – Studied at Leonberg — the year, as he himself tells us, of a great comet; ..
1824 – Born on June 26th in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The British physicist William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, the second son of James Thomson, LL.D., professor of mathematics in the university of Glasgow. 1841-1845 – William Thomson entered Peterhouse, Cambridge, and took his degree as second wrangler, to which honor he added that of the first ..
English astronomer, physicist, and popularizer of science wrote "The Universe Around Us&..
1629 – Christian Huygens was born at the Hague on April 14th. Dutch mathematician, astronomer and physicist. 1651 – He published an essay in which he shewed the fallacy in a system of quadratures proposed by Grégoire de Saint-Vincent, who was well versed in the geometry of the Greeks, but had not grasped the essential ..
US admiral and computer scientist removed moth from malfunctioning Mark II computer 1947, helping to popularize colloquial term "bug" for the cause of a device malfunction main developer of computer language COBOL 1960 helped develop concept o..